L.A.A.S “lost arts after school program”

Wednesdays 4:00pm-5:30pm

Starting September 12 and continuing through June 12 2018 (excluding holidays)

In this amazing program kids ages 7+ will learn conventional skills that have been essential in life however have been replaced with modern conveniences.

Last year we learned:

  • sewing and quilting (kids made their own lap quilt)
  • Woodworking (kids made serving trays)
  • Moccasins (kids made their own pair of leather moccasins)
  • Clocks (kids made their own working clocks)
  • Backpacks (kids made back to school bags out of leather and corduroy)
  • knitting (kids made their own winter hats)

Coming this year:

  • Letter Writing (this will include learning cursive, making paper from scratch, putting together a bound book and they will cover it and decorate it with brown paper bags)
  • Cooking (basic sauces, soups, healthy eating, setting a table, waiting tables and will prepare a gourmet meal for parents)
  • Tying a tie
  • Ironing with and without starch
  • Sewing on a button
  • Soap making
  • cross stitching
  • wood whittling
  • chopping wood
  • making a fire
  • cooking on an open fire
  • gardening
  • mapping with paper maps

The program is $15 per week/per child and is paid weekly.

Please register via email





Its our 1st ANNIVERSARY!!!!!

AND…… We want to THANK YOU!!!!!

Elmira, Elmira, Elmira how can we express the emotions we feel for the support, loyalty and genuine love you have shown us! We are honoured and privileged to serve you! Thank you above all for your friendships.  Maggies strives to be a place where everybody knows your name (I stole it, I know but it just is what it is!) and we have been enriched and rewarded by our relationships. We have some REALLY EXCITING news, that we will share shortly that will excite and please you! Stay on alert!

Friday February 16th marks our FIRST ANNIVERSARY!

Come on out ANYTIME between 10-6pm and anything on our drink menu is FREE!!!!!


Girls Nights!

Maggies GIRLS NIGHTS are BACK!!!

Thursday February 22: 7-9pm

Handmade Wind Chimes!

  • Get ready for a super fun evening out with other women, byob if you choose, we will be closed to the public for this event.
  • If you have an apron, would be helpful
  • We will be completing the clay portion of the project in one evening, and you may come back anytime to paint your beautiful pieces!
  • $40.00 Tax Included
  • Must pre-register by email maggiesmudroom@gmail.com

Thursday March 29: 7-9pm

Ukrainian Pysanka Easter Eggs!

  • Discover the tradition and fun of writing Ukrainian Easter Eggs
  • You will be using traditional, authentic tools and supplies
  • Impress your family and friends with your art!
  • We will be decorating 3-6 eggs per person (depending on the details of your work)
  • You will take home your created masterpieces at the end of the evening.


Thursday April 29: 7-9pm

Hand-built Stoneware Mug set x 2!

  • We will build a set of beautiful Stoneware Mugs out of clay slab
  • BYOB if you choose, we will be closed to the public for this event
  • $60.00 per set
  • You must pre-register by email maggiesmudroom@gmail.com

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Check out the Cafe


Our Coffee Beans are Locally sourced through Smile Tiger Coffee Roasters in Kitchener.  The beans are roasted on Wednesday and delivered on Thursday, talk about FRESH!

We have been trained by Smile Tiger to produce the highest quality coffee from their beans.

During the summer months, all of our drinks can be iced, as well as rotating specialty drinks offered daily over ice.

We pride ourselves in our little cafe, with outstanding service and the best coffee’s in Elmira and surrounding area, you just have it try it!